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Listen: Life Without New York’s Broad Eviction Moratorium

The Legal Aid Society's Ellen Davidson joined The Capitol Pressroom to discuss potential protections for tenants now that the State's pause on evictions has ended.
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LAS Decries Governor’s Hollow Rebrand on Tax Break for Developers

The Legal Aid Society calls the proposed reform a change in name only, which will result in a colossal waste of tax dollars, according to POLITICO.
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LAS: Hochul Must Allocate $2 Billion to Fund Critical Homeless Protections

The Legal Aid Society is calling on The Governor to use available pandemic relief money to fund the proposed Homeless Access Voucher Program, which would help keep families in their homes, reports Law360.
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Client Stories: José Bejar Faces Eviction After 19 Years of Paying Rent

Proposed legislation known as "Good Cause" could help people like the Bejars by preventing landlords from evicting tenants without a good reason, as reported by City Limits.
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LAS Calls on Albany to Enact Long-Term Solutions to Growing Housing Crisis

An expired moratorium on evictions exacerbates the need for lawmakers to enact “Good Cause” evictions and the Housing Access Voucher bills to protect tenants, reports the PIX11 News.
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Listen: Affordable Housing a Challenge for Residents Following Bronx Fire

The Legal Aid Society's Judith Goldiner joined NPR's Morning Edition to discuss the issues faced by tenants who rely on Section 8 vouchers in New York City.
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NYT Op-Doc: The Landlord’s Worst Nightmare Is a Basic Human Right

The Legal Aid Society's Judith Goldiner appears in a new video piece by The New York Times explaining the importance of "Good Cause" eviction legislation.
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LAS Urges Tenants to Apply for Emergency Rent Relief

New Yorkers with pending applications will be protected from eviction proceedings, as reported by AMNY.
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LAS Demands Action As Eviction Moratorium Looms

The Legal Aid Society's Judith Goldiner appeared on Capital Tonight to outline steps Albany must take to avoid mass evictions and homelessness.
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LAS Secures Court Order to Reopen NYS Rent Relief Portal

Tenants are urged to apply as soon as the online portal is live to protect against eviction, reports the Associated Press.
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